National Association of Evangelicals

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty's pastor Leith Anderson is retiring

    Leith Anderson, Tim Pawlenty's pastor for nearly three decades, is retiring.​Leith Anderson, the influential head of the National Association of Evangelicals who counts Tim Pawlenty among his 5,000 parishioners, is retiring from his leadership position with Eden Prairie's Wooddale Church. Anderso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty easy favorite in National Association of Evangelicals poll

    Tim and Mary Pawlenty on the Christian Broadcasting Network earlier this year.​All his tack-to-the-hard right rhetoric with right wing Christian TV and radio shows is paying off. In the battle for God - or a conservative evangelical God anyway -- Tim Pawlenty appears to have the upper hand. L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Marcus Bachmann, Mary Pawlenty named "First Mates" by Newsweek

    Marcus Bachmann, looking quite deferential.​The Iowa caucuses are still three months away, we're about to enter the summer doldrums when nobody gives a damn about politics, and yet here we are with the nation's two largest newsweeklies foisting pablum on us in the form of softball "profiles" o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Leith Anderson, Tim Pawlenty's pastor, named to Obama's faith council

    Leith Anderson, friend of the White House.​Leith Anderson is Tim and Mary Pawlenty's pastor at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie. He's head of the National Association of Evangelicals. And now he's been named to President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnershi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty's pastor opposes Arizona's anti-immigration law

    Leith Anderson, Tim Pawlenty's pastor​The Rev. Leith Anderson, pastor at Wooddale Church in Edina -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty's church -- and president of the National Association of Evangelicals, is part of a growing movement among Christian conservatives criticizing Arizona's new and controversial ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty's megachurch ties examined by National Journal

    ​Is Tim Pawlenty the George W. Bush of the 2012 presidential election cycle, thanks to his ties to conservative Christian evangelical churches? Not compared to the way Bush wore his born-again faith on his shirtsleeve in front of any and all audiences, and conflated his faith with patriotism ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2007

    3/16 Morning Communiqué

    Scottish town to honor Star Trek's Scotty, hamster rescued with vacuum, firefighter docked pay for donating bone marrow, the wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2006

    11/06 Morning Communiqué

    Military newspapers call for Rumsfeld's ouster, The richest 1 percent hold 19.8 percent of the nation's entire income, the British a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2005

    8/29: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. Jack Sparks responds to Diablo Cody's State Fair post at the Other Side of Country. THESE DAYS Thailand's leader is trying to ferret out a government minister who allegedly had a penis enlargement, saying news of it is aff ... More >>

  • News

    August 4, 2004

    Out with the Old

    A longtime Minneapolis nursing home is displaced by one of Bush's faith-based favorites

  • Music

    March 24, 2004

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Lou Reed struts like Brando; a NASCAR Nazi salute; and voting isn't just for old people